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Forum: Equipment 10-21-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,254
Posted By opie74
Ive got a pair of inversion gloves coupled with a...

Ive got a pair of inversion gloves coupled with a set of bamboo liners I am comfortable down to about 30 for my 15 minute daily commute. Thats with no other wind protection for my hands.

They are...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-24-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By opie74
I think the numap simply means it has lifetime...

I think the numap simply means it has lifetime map updates. I havent really looked into it, though.
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,572
Posted By opie74
I dont have the Denali lights, but did buy the...

I dont have the Denali lights, but did buy the solstice pods from VisionX. Same lights....

They are a bit blue, bluer than the stock headlight. But I think they may be a bit whiter than a 6000k...
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 16,225
Posted By opie74
Just wanted to drop a note about the CS from...

Just wanted to drop a note about the CS from Darick. He went above an beyond in getting my request filled.
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 16,225
Posted By opie74
Finally got all the bits and pieces to get mine...

Finally got all the bits and pieces to get mine mounted...

http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/pp200/opie0074/Versys/P1010864.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By opie74
Thats all Im after as well. Here is a side by...

Thats all Im after as well. Here is a side by side shot of a regular 194 on the right and a 9 LED 194 on the left.

http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/pp200/opie0074/Versys/P1010862.jpg

Id...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By opie74
194 bulbs are used as side markers, some liscense...

194 bulbs are used as side markers, some liscense plate lights etc. I forget what the increase in light output is, but its noticeable and at a fraction of the draw. I think in a fog light application...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,023
Posted By opie74
All the side by side pictures I have seen...

All the side by side pictures I have seen comparing stock low and high beams to LED's show the LED's throwing light farther and wider.

Ill know more conclusively when I get mine mounted. I do...
Forum: Vendors 09-14-2010, 03:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 16,225
Posted By opie74
Curious if the possibility exist to fit the...

Curious if the possibility exist to fit the current solstice light with a higher watt led? Just curious.

Im still waiting for fork tube clamps to arrive so I can mount mine, but this has been...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,023
Posted By opie74
VisonX carries a 2 light kit with harness and...

VisonX carries a 2 light kit with harness and switch for $258 after the ADV discount and free shipping. Same lights. And you can pick which beam you want or mix them up.
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By opie74
I just purchased a pair of Klim Inversion gloves....

I just purchased a pair of Klim Inversion gloves. Im looking for something the keep warmer on the cooler mornings. My commute is only 3 miles and Ive been getting by with a summer glove.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By opie74
Ill be swapping out my w5w bulbs in my Versys...

Ill be swapping out my w5w bulbs in my Versys with LEDs when they arrive. 13 leds per bulb. Will report back on brightness. The w5w (194) bulbs are about useless in their current application.
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 86,079
Posted By opie74
I bought a full set of Galfer SS lines off Ebay....

I bought a full set of Galfer SS lines off Ebay. Lengths were good but the fronts could have had the fittings rotated 90 degrees from one end to the other on both.

Coupled with EBC HH pads,...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,250
Posted By opie74
haha.... Would you like to read a thread about...

haha.... Would you like to read a thread about folks that dont leave their hammock to urinate? I personally couldnt finish it.
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,250
Posted By opie74
Ive been meaning to try one of those IX quilts....

Ive been meaning to try one of those IX quilts. They are supposed to be quite warm for the amount of fabric they contain.
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,250
Posted By opie74
An Exped mat is very popular for insulation....

An Exped mat is very popular for insulation. However, the bottom insulation on your sleeping bag will be basically useless since your body weight will be compressing it. You will get some R value,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-08-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By opie74
Delorme Street Atlas also works. The user...

Delorme Street Atlas also works. The user interface is a little more complicated compared to Garmin. But the ability to, for $30 a year, download aerial, SAT and other imagery is far and above the...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,250
Posted By opie74
For cold weather, you need to suspend your...

For cold weather, you need to suspend your insulation from the bottom of the hammock. Its called an "underquilt." Good ones are made using high quality down such as you can get at www.hammockgear.com...
Forum: The Garage 09-06-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 138,812
Posted By opie74
I have a motion pro chain tool I can offer up to...

I have a motion pro chain tool I can offer up to loan. Supposed to work with drive and cam chains. Break, press and rivet.

Not sure how this works... But I probably wont be using it for at least...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-06-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 175,255
Posted By opie74
You either have the topo on or the street maps....

You either have the topo on or the street maps. I've got the entire topo DVD loaded on 1 card that stays in my 255. City is stored on internal memory. It's just a matter of changing which shows in...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-06-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 175,255
Posted By opie74
City maps most of the time as the GPS rarely...

City maps most of the time as the GPS rarely spends time on the bike.

The topo software, I forget which version, is quite complete. And yes, it lacks the ability to route. But its street...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,250
Posted By opie74
Ive some experience with Hammocks... Being the...

Ive some experience with Hammocks... Being the former founder and owner of whoopieslings.com.

The HH are nice products... Ive found personally that they lack the room that a Warbonnet Blackbird...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By opie74
Yep.... MSR is top notch for their CS and...

Yep.... MSR is top notch for their CS and products.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-06-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 175,255
Posted By opie74
No direct experience with the 760, but I have...

No direct experience with the 760, but I have Topo loaded on a card in my 255W. Works flawlessly.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-02-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 268,662
Posted By opie74
$150 off $900 isnt that good of a deal. Better...

$150 off $900 isnt that good of a deal. Better deals are out there.

http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Garmin-Zumo-550-3-5-Inch-Portable-GPS-Navigator-/300459329059?pt=GPS_Devices&hash=item45f4c58623
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-30-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,823
Posted By opie74
Not mine, no affiliation.... ...

Not mine, no affiliation....

http://cgi.ebay.com/GARMIN-NUVI-500-AUTO-GPS-NAVIGATION-w-TOPO-MAPS-/270621668118?pt=GPS_Devices&hash=item3f024ef316
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-30-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,438
Posted By opie74
Not mine, no affiliation. ...

Not mine, no affiliation.

http://cgi.ebay.com/DeLorme-Earthmate-PN-60-GPS-Topo-USA-9-0-PN60-NEW-/300456749636?pt=GPS_Devices&hash=item45f49e2a44
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-27-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By opie74
Street atlas should work on the pn30 as well.

Street atlas should work on the pn30 as well.
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 93,404
Posted By opie74
First post, heres mine... ...

First post, heres mine...

http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/pp200/opie0074/Versys/P1010686.jpg
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